Update: Accident on Mines Road claims the life of an elderly man

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Published: Mar. 16, 2018 at 1:26 PM CDT
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A major vehicle accident in North Laredo claimed the life of an elderly man.

According to Laredo Police, the incident happened at the intersection of Mines Road and Coal Mine a little after 11:45 on Friday morning.

According to preliminary reports from police, 91-year-old Jose Lopez Senior was driving a Ford F-250 and disregarded a stop sign.

Laredo Police say Lopez then pulled out into an intersection and was hit by a tanker trailer.

Police say Lopez was rushed to Doctors Hospital, but unfortunately passed away while on the way.